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Curtis Rode

April 8, 1959 — June 11, 2020

Battle Lake

Curtis Rode, 61 of rural Battle Lake died Thursday, June 11, 2020, at home with his family by his side.

Curtis Fred Rode was born on April 8, 1959, in Bismarck, ND the son of Francis and Marlene (Frank) Rode.  He graduated from Wahpeton High School in 1977 and continued his education at the Wahpeton School of Science receiving a two-year degree in auto mechanics.

Curt and Vicki Lynn Seiple were married on June 21, 1986 in Dent, Minnesota.  They lived in Battle Lake for two years prior to purchasing their home by Deer Lake.  Curt was employed with Wil-Rich, Frontier Equipment and ABC Seamless.  In 1990, he started Evergreen Lakehome Service which he operated for thirty years.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing, family and especially his grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife, Vicki; daughter, Samantha (Benji) Burch of Victoria; son, Jesse (Britnie) Rode of Kindred, ND; five grandchildren, Gunnar and Jep Rode, Alaina Motz, Tatayana and Tamia Burch;  two sisters, Virginia Haight and Theresa Volesky both of Springfield, MO; brother, Robert Rode of Tulsa, OK; and by numerous relatives and friends.  Curt was preceded in death by his parents, Francis and Marlene Rode; and brother, Dean Rode.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 3 PM Friday, June 26, 2020, at the Rode home, 27908 County Highway 83, Battle Lake, MN.

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